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Kiwi Words and Phrases
Light-hearted look at words and expressions commonly used in New Zealand.
Ye Olde English Sayings
Examining the origins of phrases often taken for granted.
BusinessBalls.com - Cockney Rhyming Slang
Origins, derivations and dictionary translations. Cockney rhyming slang uses substitute words, usually two, as a coded alternative for another word.
Carleton County Colloquialisms
Dictionary of the colloquial language of Carleton County, New Brunswick, Canada and Aroostook County, Maine, USA. Audio clips accompany each entry.
Online Dictionary of Playground Slang
Indexed dictionary of colloquialisms and slang words (past and present) used throughout the English-speaking world.
Surfing for Slang: English and Scandinavian
Links to sites on English and Scandinavian slang.
Twists, Slugs and Roscoes: A Glossary of Hardboiled Slang
The language spoken by Philip Marlowe, Sam Spade, Mike Hammer. With the help of this glossary, you too can speak it like a native.
Seattle Lexicon, A
Rundown on some of the peculiarly local lingo.
Speleological and Caving Terms
Australian Speleological Federation glossary of speleological and caving terms with references to related literature.
Online dictionary containing Shetland words with a translation into English.